Review by Greg Haymes
Photographs by Andrzej Pilarczyk
Love songs, love songs, nothing but love songs…
Yeah, it sounds like the recipe for a really bad MOR radio station, doesn’t it?
But it’s also quite an apt description of Diego Garcia’s performance last month at The Linda in Albany. And there was absolutely nothing cheesy about it at all.
He crooned, and we swooned. The devastatingly handsome and relentlessly charming Garcia – imagine an alt-Latin incarnation of Bryan Ferry – made his Albany debut last September at LarkFest, and that performance obviously made quite an impression on him. “This is our first show in Albany,” he said at The Linda, a sly grin spreading across his face. “The first one you’ll remember, anyway. You guys were soooooooo drunk at LarkFest…”